Cute, Fun and adventurous Ford Ecosport Gets a Nip and Tuck for 2018

Cute, Fun and adventurous Ford Ecosport Gets a Nip and Tuck for 2018
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As its name suggests, the EcoSport is a sporty, compact crossover offering an economy-minded package. Since the Launch in 2012 the EcoSport has found its way into many driveways in South African homes and proved reliable and avoided bursting into flames, It has plenty of storage space and a fun side-hinged rear hatch. A turbocharged 1.0-liter three-cylinder with front-wheel drive is standard, I doubt the 2.0L model will make its way to SA but both use a six-speed Manual with Automatic options. An 8.0-inch touchscreen infotainment system features Apple CarPlay…

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China stakes claim on electric car market with 100 new models at auto show

China stakes claim on electric car market with 100 new models at auto show
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Chinese car brands are staking a leadership claim in the global race to dominate electric vehicles, unveiling and promoting more than 100 new models at the country’s annual auto show. More than two-thirds of the hybrid and fully electric plug-in cars on display in Beijing are from Chinese brands, despite international car giants trying hard to court the huge local market with the unveiling of several new electric SUVs. New energy vehicles (NEVs) aren’t just fashionable in China’s big cities — they are also being actively pushed by China’s government…

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This is a rear-drive modified Lambo with 610Kws

This is a rear-drive modified Lambo with 610Kws
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When Lamborghini relieved the Huracan of its front driveshaft, thus making it rear-wheel drive, it also cut power from 449Kws to ‘just’ 427Kws. The lighter, edgier LP580-2 would still do 0-100Km/h in less than 3.5 seconds and nudge 320km/h flat out, though. And for the first time, pull big, smokey slides in the process. Novitec’s Huracan will also do smokey drifts. Bigger ones, if the power figure is anything to go buy. To the naturally-aspirated V10 the German tuner has bolted two – yes, two – superchargers, taking total output to…

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Yamaha Cross Hub concept is a motorbike-carrying SUV

Yamaha Cross Hub concept is a motorbike-carrying SUV
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25 Oct, 2017 11:00am Lawrence Allan Yamaha follow up 2015 sports car concept with unusual pickup-style SUV at the Tokyo Motor Show Yamaha has once again branched out from motorcycles to showcase a new concept car at the Tokyo Motor Show. The latest vehicle, called the Cross Hub, is a combination of a pick-up and an SUV, and follows on from the 2013 Motiv and 2015 Sports Ride concepts. Very little detail was given about the Cross Hub concept at Yamaha’s show conference, but we do know that it’s targeted…

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The New Nissan X-Trail 2017 face lift has arrived

The New Nissan X-Trail 2017 face lift has arrived
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The Nissan X-Trail SUV benefits from trim and tech updates, now we drive the face lifted model in Cape town, SA for the first time The Qashqai has been Nissan’s bread-winner in the SUV sector since it launched in 2009, but the X-Trail has also proven an undisputed success for the brand. Last year, more than 19,000 units were sold in SA, with an astounding 766,000 models finding homes globally. The current third-generation car has been around since 2013. Four years later, Nissan has freshened it up with a facelift….

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